Joe Brown Toney Sr.

October 4, 1921December 6, 2012

Joe Brown Toney, Sr., 91, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Pine Pointe Hospice Facility. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday at Macon Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Melton, Dr. Aubrey Sheats and Mr. Nelson Barnes officiating. The family will meet friends from 5 – 7 p.m., Sunday at Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono. Memorial contributions may be made to Bellevue Baptist Church Building Fund, 5925 Price Road, Macon 31210 or to Pine Pointe Hospice, 6261 Peake Road, Macon 31210.

Mr. Toney, son of the late Lonnie V. and Evie Lee Walters Toney, was born in Franklin County. He served with the U. S. Army during World War II and was an electrician retired from Keebler Bakery. Mr. Toney was a member of Bellevue Baptist Church where he served as Deacon Emeritus and was a member of the Pathfinders Sunday School Class.

He is survived by the family he cherished, his wife, Willa Toney of Macon; his children, Joe Brown (Jan H.) Toney, Jr. of Macon, Cheryl (Donnie) Lindsey of Juliette and Randy (Annette) Toney of Macon; ten grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins and Alice S. Toney of Macon.

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Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue has charge of arrangements.


  • Graveside Service Monday, December 10, 2012
  • Visitation Sunday, December 9, 2012

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David Moss

December 3, 2013

Sorry to learn today of Joe Sr. passing. I always remember Joe's strong opinions and good heart.


December 11, 2012


Ruel Pitts

December 10, 2012

Another Keebler friend is gone. He will be remembered. Our prayers are with the family

Kathy Carroll

December 9, 2012

Cheryl,You and I go back 39 yrs, and I always enjoyed listening to you tell stories about your Dad and Family.Yes he will be missed, but you have so many memories of him.Keep that Faith you have always had and God will give you peace.You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Love You.

Ronald& Lynda R. Phillips

December 9, 2012

Today, I know my parents are smiling as they welcomed Joe to their place in heaven. It has always been wonderful to share the bonds of friendship, with our families for so many years.
Please know that all of you will be in our prayers and thoughts in the coming days. Our deepest sympathy to all of you. We Love You, Ronnie and Lynda R. Phillips Lizella, Ga.

John and Debbie Mishkula

December 8, 2012

Cheryl, we are so sorry to hear of your Dear Daddy's passing. I know in the days ahead it will be so difficult for you and your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.


December 8, 2012

Sorry to hear of JOE'S passing I remember him well from KEEBLER a real good guy easy to talk to, one of the best .R.I.P

Randall (Randy) Griffin

December 8, 2012

Randy,Annette,&Family... Was so sorry to hear of Mr. Toney's passing. He was such a kind person and friend to my Dad when they lived behind us. He will be missed for sure but the words of our Heavenly Father promises us that he is no longer suffering, his chains are gone...he's been set free. Our God,Our Savior has rescued him.. resting in the arms of Jesus. My prayers are with you all during this time.

Barbara (Bobbie) Griffin Short

December 8, 2012

Randy, Annette and family I was so sorry to hear of Mr Joe's passing. I remember when they lived behind our house on Lindsey Drive on O Hara. He was such a kind gentle man. Thoughs and prayers coming your way. Keep Psalms 23 close to your heart.